The Virginia Court of Appeals vacated a criminal restitution order, finding the trial court erred in combining two vague insurance benefits when considering the amount owed to a landlord whose rental property was set ablaze.
Kenny James Slusser appealed the restitution order that directed him to pay $41,634.60 to the victim, Jonathan Hetherington, whose rental house was destroyed by fire. According to a real-estate tax assessment, the total assessed value was $89,500, with $26,900 for the 3.2-acre parcel of land and $62,600 for the “building and improvements value,” the opinion said.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]